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Financial Specialist


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 Financial Specialist

The City of Americus is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Financial Specialist.  The salary range for this position is $39,716 annually up to $50,439 annually.

As a Financial Specialist, your primary responsibilities would include performing professional accounting work, including auditing, analyzing, and verifying fiscal records and reports, preparing financial and statistical reports, providing information to City staff regarding practices and procedures, and reconciling general ledger accounts; assists in preparing the City’s annual budgets; prepares year-end audit reports and schedules; knowledge of payroll: and performs related work as required.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, Accounting, or closely related field; requires two years’ experience in government accounting, finance, or closely related experience; required qualifications may be any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Experience in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines, budget development and management principles are a plus.

How to Apply: THIS POSITION IS CONSIDERED OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. An application may be obtained by visiting the City's website at An application and a full copy of the job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. Applications and all supporting documentation MUST be submitted to the Human Resources Department by Fax at 229-924-2012, by email at, by mail or in person at the City Americus Human Resources Department, 101 W. Lamar Street Americus, GA 31709, 3rd Floor, Ste. 301. For further details, please contact the HR Department on 229-924-4411, Monday- Friday (8am-5pm).

EEOC: The City of Americus is an equal employment opportunity provider, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status regarding public assistance, veteran status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the City of Americus will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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